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For Immediate Release

Arkansas Farm Bureau Announces Scholarship Winners

6/22/2010 at 12:00 a.m.


LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Farm Bureau Foundation scholarship committee recently named the recipients of its $2000 Farm Bureau Foundation scholarship for the 2010-2011 school year.

“Since our founding, Farm Bureau has been a staunch supporter of higher education,” said Arkansas Farm Bureau President Randy Veach of Manila (Mississippi County). “The future of Arkansas agriculture depends, in large part, upon our support of Arkansas’ young adults who are pursuing agricultural careers.”

The scholarship recipients are:

  • Anna Elizabeth Buck, 21, of Delight (Pike County), daughter of Ricky and Rebecca Buck. She is an agricultural business major with a marketing minor at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia.

  • Mia Hand, 21, of Magnolia (Columbia County), daughter of Rosanne Hand. She is an agricultural education major at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia.

  • Fines “Levi” Hudson, 22, of Mt. Judea (Newton County), son of  Richard and Anita Hudson. He is a food, human nutrition and hospitality major with a dietetics concentration at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

  •  Laura Jones, 29, of Clinton (Van Buren County), daughter of Rosemary and Willie Jones. She is an animal science/pre-vet major at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

  • Jaimie McMeechan, 23, of Gamaliel (Baxter County), daughter of William and Shirley McMeechan. She is an agriculture education major at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia.

  • Jared McMillan, 20, of Pine Bluff (Jefferson County), son of Dale and Teresa McMillan. He is an animal science major at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

  • Kevin Dale Morrison, 21, of Onyx (Yell County), son of Vernon and Elise Morrison. He is an agriculture business major with an emphasis in animal science at Arkansas Tech University in Russelville.

  • Daniel Wade Walters, 20, of Fayetteville (Washington County), son of Danny and Bonita Walters. He is an agriculture business major at Arkansas Tech University in Russelville.

Scholarship recipients must be Arkansas residents, members of a Farm Bureau family, and enrolled as juniors or seniors in a state-accredited university. They must also maintain a 2.5 grade-point-average and pursue an agriculture-related degree.

 

 

Arkansas Farm Bureau is a nonprofit, private advocacy organization of more than 220,000 families throughout the state working to improve farm and rural life.

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For more information contact:

Steve Eddington
steve.eddington@arfb.com
(501) 228-1383
PO Box 31, Little Rock 72203

or

Tara Johnson
tara.johnson@arfb.com
(501) 228-1307
PO Box 31, Little Rock 72203

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